Dizzee Rascal

Artist: Dizzee Rascal
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Dylan Mills, known professionally as Dizzee Rascal, was formerly a Roll Deep crew member, who emerged from the UK Garage music scene. His music is an eclectic mixture of garage and hip-hop beats with an extremely broad palette of influences, ranging from metal guitars to found sounds, drill and bass synth lines, eclectic samples and even Japanese court music. His vocal performance is also distinctive, he uses a fast version of rapping (known as ‘spitting’) which blends elements from garage MCing, conventional rap, grime and ragga.

Dizzee began MCing on pirate radio as a teenager and become a legend in the process. When he recorded the single "I Luv U', the success paved the way for his first full-length album, "Boy In Da Corner", with it winning the acclaimed 2003 Mercury Prize.
"Fix Up, Look Sharp" was the second song off the album and gave Dizzee his first UK top 20 single and was the biggest hit from the album.
Later in the year he collaborated with Basement Jaxx on their track "Lucky Star" from the album Kish Kash. The track gave Dizzee his third top 30 hit.

2004 had Dizzee winning an NME Award, releasing a new album "Showtime", which went #8 in the UK and had more chart success with the singles "Stand Up Tall" and "Dream" both going top 20.
Dizzee also contributed to the remake of Band-Aid's "Do They Know Its Christmas", and was the only person to add new lyrics to the song since the original, when he rapped two lines for it.

Dizzee really hit the big time with his 2008 crossover smash "Dance Wiv Me" a collaborative effort with producer Calvin Harris. He followed this with Armand Van Helden's co-production "Bonkers" and Dizzee's own "Holiday". All three singles hit no.1 on the UK Charts! Newest single "Dirtee Cash" has just been added to radio.

 

Music By Dizzee Rascal

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Dizzee Rascal Photos

Big Day Out Sydney: Dizzee Rascal
We love Lilyworld
Extra bar at Lilyworld @ Big Day Out, Melbourne
Guitarist gets felt @ Big Day Out, Melbourne
Anything goes at Lilyworld @ Big Day Out
 

Dizzee Rascal Features

Faithless to headline 2010's Global Gathering
NovaNation playlist additions - 13/05/2010
Dizzee Rascal gets Dirtee
Dizzee Rascal to drop World Cup song
Future Music Festival 2011 line-up announced
 

Dizzee Rascal Videos

One (Ministry of Sound) Album Mega Mix
One (Ministry of Sound)
The Annual 2010 (Ministry of Sound)
Addicted To Bass Winter 2009
Dizze Rascal crowd goes Bonkers at BDO
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Comments

monigga

love him

by monigga (21/01/2011)
cycomunky

excellent performer!

by cycomunky (28/01/2011)
bonez_10

i wanna see dizzee again!!!

by bonez_10 (01/02/2011)
lilfoxy182

was so disapointed not to get tickets to future 2011 to see kim, hope he tours soon

by lilfoxy182 (15/03/2011)
lilfoxy182

so disappointing not to see him at future 2011 would love for him to tour

by lilfoxy182 (15/03/2011)
liz90

i wish i could go n c him hes awsome

by liz90 (21/03/2011)
quickymusiclove

Didn't get to see him at BDO 2010 And then he came for Future but didn't do any shows. Hopefully he comes for the next BDO or something

by quickymusiclove (25/03/2011)
JodieL18

Genius!

by JodieL18 (08/04/2011)
bluntpapermassive

yeah dizzi is tite......Blunt paper massivE are tighter

by bluntpapermassive (08/04/2011)
 

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